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This year’s Kennedy Center Honorees include two Latinos, Carlos Santana and Martina Arroyo. Other recipients are Billy Joel, Herbie Hancock, and Shirley MacLaine. [New York Times]

Metro Connection on the history of Gala Hispanic Theatre and its place in D.C. [WAMU]

U Street’s Duke Ellington Memorial won’t be restored, but it will be replaced. [PoPville]

Arlington woman leaves $700,000 in her will for Arlington Public Library. [ARLnow]

In the wake of book-trashing incident, Fairfax postpones passing library reforms. [Post]

Metro Weekly publishes its fall arts guide. [Metro Weekly]

A mini-interview with Black Cat owner Dante Ferrando [Express]

An interview with DJ and Showtime owner Soul Call Paul [DCist]